At Hatch Enterprise, we support underrepresented entrepreneurs from across the UK to imagine, launch and grow sustainable and impactful businesses through tailored support, community and partnerships.
The team at Hatch is a fantastically diverse group of people who are passionate about going that extra mile to support founders and help shape a fairer economy, and a better world.
Since 2014, we’ve supported close to 8,000 founders across the UK and grown our revenue to £1.7m annually. We’ve been there for founders through some of the most turbulent and challenging times in recent history, from the COVID-19 pandemic and mass business closures, coming face to face with societal inequity highlighted by #BlackLivesMatter, to the cost of living crisis.
Now we’re looking at our next big milestone: Delivering holistic and inclusive enterprise support for hundreds of founders every year whilst also delivering on our promise to support founders with patient, flexible financial support alongside our programmes.
At Hatch, we try to embody the following values in everything we do, from being transparent with data and information, to trying new things, failing but learning from mistakes and to collaborate on strategic decisions, drawing on our collective expertise, experience and networks:
Hatch’s work has been recognised in recent years, including:
As a dynamic and purpose-driven charity with a passionate, close knit team, we’re committed to fostering a vibrant and inclusive workplace and culture where our team can thrive and make a meaningful impact on the lives of others. As the Head of People and Operations, you’ll play a pivotal role in delivering our people strategy, driving team engagement and development, ensuring that our organisation retains and attracts great talent and mentoring and coaching the People and Operations team as they deliver key projects. If you are passionate about creating a positive work environment, building highly effective teams, and making a difference to the working lives of our people at Hatch, we’d love to have you on this journey. This is a unique opportunity to utilise your people leadership expertise and operational management skills within the context of a mission-driven environment and to play a key role in supporting Hatch in achieving its vision, mission and strategic goals.
At Hatch, we really value trust, honesty, transparency and good communication. As an expert in optimising people’s potential you’ll support the professional development of the whole Hatch team and will coach Hatch managers to better deliver their people responsibilities, from line management all the way to resource planning and performance management. You will play a critical role in implementing Hatch’s people strategy, fostering a positive organisational culture whilst ensuring efficient and effective operational processes are in place to support the team to do their jobs to the best of their abilities.
Coaching and advising
Systems Management & Development and Compliance
Engagement and Wellbeing
Resource Planning and Recruitment
We care about our people and giving them the things they need to succeed, and we are passionate about Hatch being a great place to work.
We are a hybrid working organisation, and our head office in Elephant and Castle is available for anyone to work from as much or as little as they’d like. We provide all team members with a laptop for ease of use wherever you choose to work. Although we offer the flexibility to work from home, there are times when it is useful for us to get together in person for certain meetings and team days.
Our benefits include:
Please note we are only able to accept applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.
In order to apply for this role, we ask all candidates to provide a CV, a cover letter and a response to the following bullet points:
We are only accepting applications via the portal which is accessible on our website. Please note – we will not consider applications unless they include a CV, a cover letter and respond to the above bullet points, and/or if they have not been submitted through our application portal.
If you have any questions or need any help with your application, please drop us a line via email@example.com (recruiters will be politely turned away).
You can download a PDF version of the full job pack here.